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27 November 2018 Current Events Sunil Arora to be the next Chief Election Commissioner, senior officials reveal

Succeeding Om Prakash Rawat, Sunil Arora is all set to become the 23rd Chief Election Commissioner of India. While a formal notification is yet to be released, Arora's name has already been approved and sent to Rashtrapati Bhawan. "He is the next CEC. A notification will follow", said a senior functionary.

A Chief Election Commissioner has a tenure of 6 years or keeps the post till the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier. Like in the case of Chief Justice of India, the senior-most election commissioner is made the CEC, by practice. 


Must deliver justice on 26/11: India, US warn Pakistan

Yesterday marked the 10th anniversary of Mumbai terrorist attacks, one that took the lives of 166 people, leaving many injured. With the country mourning the loss, India and the United States built pressure on Pakistan to act sternly against the culprits.

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government asked Pakistan to give up the "double standards" and deliver justice. Ministry of External Affairs condemned how the "planners of 26/11 still roam the streets of Pakistan with impunity".


Sunil Arora to be the next Chief Election Commissioner, senior officials reveal

Succeeding Om Prakash Rawat, Sunil Arora is all set to become the 23rd Chief Election Commissioner of India. While a formal notification is yet to be released, Arora's name has already been approved and sent to Rashtrapati Bhawan. "He is the next CEC. A notification will follow", said a senior functionary.

A Chief Election Commissioner has a tenure of 6 years or keeps the post till the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier. Like in the case of Chief Justice of India, the senior-most election commissioner is made the CEC, by practice. 

Must deliver justice on 26/11: India, US warn Pakistan

Yesterday marked the 10th anniversary of Mumbai terrorist attacks, one that took the lives of 166 people, leaving many injured. With the country mourning the loss, India and the United States built pressure on Pakistan to act sternly against the culprits.

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government asked Pakistan to give up the "double standards" and deliver justice. Ministry of External Affairs condemned how the "planners of 26/11 still roam the streets of Pakistan with impunity".




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